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yorkshire deaths 1950-1960

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margaret Report 27 Nov 2018 07:57

Have a death certificate for January 1959, death at Beech Towers Hospital Dewsbury,
Home address ; Upper Sheffield Road, Barnsley.

Not on Barnsley burial lists; possibly non conformist sections.

any suggestions please for location grave or cremation. ?

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 27 Nov 2018 08:17

Try the local council parks and cemeteries dept giving them the details from the death cert

You could also try Deceased online


margaret Report 27 Nov 2018 09:16

Not on the site "Deceased on line"- I have a membership of that. No centralised listing of Yorkshire cemeteries- all individual it seems

Some charging 37.00 to do a search I was told by one...


ErikaH Report 27 Nov 2018 17:03

Newspaper archives?

If a death notice was published, the location of the funeral will almost certainly be given

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 27 Nov 2018 18:37

Some councils have got into charging for info as genealogy interest has taken off

Afraid that's how it is now

If it's not online then you pay :-(


SylviaInCanada Report 27 Nov 2018 19:47

Contact the local newspaper where he lived or the Local Archives and Studies Centre, and ask if they could search their file copies (usually now online or microfiche) for the 2 weeks after the death for an obituary.

You may be lucky and get it for free, as I did when I had to do this soe years ago, or there will be a fee.

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 28 Nov 2018 05:53

Is this the site you searched?

Just a small fee involved.

Have you contacted any local crematorium direct?
Some places have online sites which can be freely searched.


margaret Report 28 Nov 2018 07:46

Yes, i guess so - I did it through the local library.

I had thought that she might be buried with her brother George Palfreyman and his wife - with whom she lived in later life (she died aged 86) in 1959.

George was buried in Barnsley, but he isnt on 'Deceased on line.' either.
So I am not sure how complete these different sites are.

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 28 Nov 2018 08:29

Another possible place to search....................


ErikaH Report 28 Nov 2018 11:35

 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 3 Dec 2018 10:17

Margaret send me the name of the deceased person and date of birth,I maybe able to find info for you.


ErikaH Report 3 Dec 2018 10:17

The woman's name and D O B are on the poster's other thread....................